Chatham University

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Building Blocks for Business Capital

Building Blocks for Business Capital is an entrepreneurial program focused on business growth, financial management and capital infusion for business owners and artisans. The program consists of training workshops and webinars on the financial aspects of business ownership including; financial management, budgeting, recordkeeping, business credit, risk management, insurance, tax planning and reporting, managing cash flow, financial statement analysis, and securing financing. A mobile funding clinic which provides one-on-one business counseling to review sources of funding, the application processes and business planning. The goal of the Building Blocks for Business Capital program is to promote the growth and accessibility of new capital for businesses in distressed urban and rural communities, and provide business owners with the tools to access capital, sustain and grow their businesses.

Funding for this program was provided by a grant from The Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation.

Upcoming Events

  • Sep

    Webinar: COVID-19 Recovery Loan Fund

    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Fee: Free
    Location: Online - Zoom

    If you are a small business owner looking to start or expand your business, or if you need help recovering from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, learn more about how you can qualify for low-interest financing from the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) during a free webinar offered by Steve Meredith, SPC’s Manager of Commercial Lending. During the webinar, Steve will provide an overview of SPC’s commercial loan products, including their updated COVID-19 Recovery Loan program, which is designed specifically for businesses impacted by lingering workforce and supply chain challenges brought on by the pandemic.

    Steve Meredith | Manager, Commercial Lending, Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission

    The webinar is offered in collaboration with the African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania.

    To register for the Webinar, … more info